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[Pennsylvania] Corbett signs Philadelphia cigarette tax legislation, calling it a step toward firmer funding for schools

Gov. Tom Corbett signed a law on Wednesday imposing a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes and little cigars sold in Philadelphia to help fund the city's cash-strapped schools. This new levy, which takes effect Oct. 1, is anticipated will generate $70 million
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Sep 24, 2014 18:09
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[California] Berkeley City Council explores restriction of flavored tobacco sales near schools

At its Feb. 25 meeting, the council unanimously passed a recommendation that asks city staff to explore creating a 500-foot radius from schools in which stores would be banned from selling flavored tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigarillos and c
Daily Californian (UC Berkeley)
added Mar 11, 2014 11:35
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[New Jersey] Pemberton Twp. schoolteacher files civil suit after censorship controversy

According to the lawsuit...Principal Ida Smith originally spiked the smoking story, which included an interview with a security guard about the prevalence of smoking in bathrooms, deeming its content “inappropriate,” according to Gurden at the time.
Burlington County (NJ) Times
added Sep 29, 2015 23:02
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[Massachusetts] Danvers approved new tobacco regulations

The regulations redefined what a “tobacco product” is, which now includes all non-FDA regulated electronic cigarettes and electronic cigarette-related products, such as pipes, cigars, and hookahs. The new regulations included a unanimous decision to set
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 16, 2015 09:48
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[Florida] Pasco teachers union not interested in quick talks over tobacco-free campuses

Pasco County school employees union has turned down the administration's request to talk about new rules for making all schools tobacco-free. The issue should wait until the next round of contract talks in the spring, said Lynne Webb, United School Emplo
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Oct 30, 2013 15:46
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[Canada] E-cigarettes part of smoking ban on Sudbury school properties

A Sudbury school board is now including e-cigarettes in its ban of tobacco on school properties.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:56
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[Minnesota] Fewer high school students smoking

In the steepest decline ever found in Minnesota, the percent of high school students who smoked cigarettes in the past 30 days dropped from 18.1 percent in 2011 to 10.6 percent in 2014... 12.9 percent of high school students used or tried an electronic ci
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Nov 10, 2014 13:29
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[Canada] Pot-smoking students better at school than 'marginalized' tobacco-smoking peers

Students who only smoke marijuana do better at school than classmates who smoke just tobacco, or who smoke both tobacco and pot, says a new study, which tracked substance use among teens over 30 years. Researchers from the University of Toronto’s Dalla L
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 26, 2014 01:05
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[Asia, Korea - South] S. Korea to control e-cigars in anti-smoking policy

government announced a package of anti-smoking measures on Tuesday that would affect electronic cigarettes as well. It will also push for the revision of health-related laws to tighten control on ads for cigarettes, especially near schools, under the plan
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added May 12, 2016 02:50
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[Pennsylvania] $2-per-pack cigarette tax for schools is finally approved

The Pennsylvania Senate this afternoon approved, 39-11, a long-debated $2-per-pack cigarette tax for Philadelphia to help close the School District's budget gap. Gov. Corbett promptly announced that he would sign the bill. Signing will take place at 11:3
Philadelphia Public School Notebook
added Sep 24, 2014 18:24
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